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Donegal and the Wild Atlantic Way

Includes 3 admissions

The untamed west coach of Ireland is an adventure waiting to be discovered. The Wild Atlantic Way is a dramatic and enchanting coastal touring route set on the south west coast of County Donegal. Sculptured by the sea, towering vistas appear before you at the magnificent Slieve League Cliffs.

Day 1 Departure: 0530-0630 hrs. Making a comfort stop en-route, take ferry from Holyhead to Dublin. Hotel check-in at Wilton Hotel, Bray for overnight stay.  Dinner included.
Day 2 Travel north via Cavan to admire the great lakes, which dominate the Co. Fermanagh landscape, scattered with islands and adorned with breath-taking forest parks. Lunch break at Enniskillen, home of the Royal Fusiliers. Travel along the shores of Lough Erne to discover Belleek, home of Ireland’s oldest pottery. Admission included with guided tour and 20 minute audio visual presentation to  observe how this legendary basket-weave china is  handcrafted. Continue journey to Donegal for a 3-night stay at the Central Hotel.
Day 3 Capture the sights, sounds and spectacular scenery of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, beginning with a scenic drive along the northern shore of Donegal Bay. At Glencolmcille, visit the delightful folk village, (adm inc),  considered one of Ireland’s leading living-history museums with a clutch of traditional thatched cottages situated on a hillside overlooking Glen Car Bay. View more remarkable ocean scenery with a journey up to the viewpoint on Slieve League for panoramic views of these famous sea cliffs (adm inc), standing 2000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean.
Day 4 Travelling south explore the delicate countryside of Co. Sligo, the inspiration of WB Yeats, often reflected in his poetry. Visit Drumcliffe, the final resting-place of  Ireland’s most famous poet, before travelling along the Glencar Valley, in the shadow of Benbulben, to the  waterfall. Continue around the lake to emerge onto the high road toward Sligo.  Take a tour round the Lough Gill Loop passing Parke’s Castle.  Near the lovely village of  Dromahair is the remarkable ruin of the 16th century Creevelea Friary, the last Franciscan foundation before the suppression of monasteries.  Continue out to Strandhill, where you will find a seaside resort with a distinct Irish  village and the final resting-place of the famous Queen Maeve. Include a little time exploring the town of Sligo, then head back to Donegal for free time there before dinner. 
Day 5 Travel to Dublin City for free time. Explore  Ireland’s vibrant capital with something for everyone from its cathedral, castle, museums and galleries, to its parks, cafe's and many excellent shops for essential holiday  souvenirs. Overnight at the Wilton Hotel in Bray.  Dinner included.
Day 6 Travel to Dublin port and enjoy breakfast on board the return ferry sailing to Holyhead.  Arrive home: teatime.    

Price includes:
• Return coach travel
• 5nights accommodation
• Breakfast – full Irish buffet
• Served 3 course dinner (3 choices) plus after dinner coffee/tea
• Admissions to Belleek Pottery, Glencolmecille Folk Village. Slieve League Tour
• Hotel porter service
• All coach tours    

Wilton Hotel, Bray  
A modern hotel located 2km from Bray Seafront and town centre.

Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, night safe, free Wifi.  
Facilities: Lounge and bar. Night porter.  
Mobility Information: Lift serves all 3 floors.  Ground floor bedrooms are subject to availability.  

Central Hotel, Donegal  
Set in the town centre, with views of Donegal Bay, just a  2-minute walk from Donegal Castle and a 6-minute walk from the Donegal Railway Heritage Centre.  

Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, free Wifi.  
Facilities: Bistro, bar, restaurant, indoor pool, gym, spa, hot tub, steam room. Night porter.  
Mobility Information: Lift serves all 4 floors.  No ground floor bedrooms.  

Single room supplement £80



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Donegal and the Wild Atlantic Way



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